What Happened on January 27, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus" opens at Gershwin NYC

Music awardsMusic Awards

24th American Music Awards: Toni Braxton & Alanis Morissette win

Singer-Songwriter Alanis Morissette
Alanis Morissette

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

"Wall Street" actor Charlie Sheen (31) divorces model Donna Peele after nearly 5 months of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Cecil Lewis, airman/writer, dies at 98
  • Gerald Marks, American songwriter (All of Me) (b. 1900)
  • Matthew Coady, journalist, dies at 73